9 Apr 2019
EPA fines SKM Services over $16000
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined SKM Services Pty Ltd over $16,000 for breaching the requirements of statutory notices at its Coolaroo and Laverton North sites in January 2019.
8 Apr 2019
Geelong recycler told to stop accepting combustible timber waste
An alleged failure by Geelong recycler NATJON Pty Ltd to meet the requirements of the Victoria Waste Management Policy (Combustible Recyclable and Waste Materials) has seen Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) issue the company a notice that requires it to immediately stop accepting combustible recycling materials
5 Apr 2019
Campbellfield fire EPA statement
Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) was called to a large industrial fire at a factory in Campbellfield this morning (5 April 2019).
4 Apr 2019
EPA to advise farmers at this year’s Farm World Expo, Lardner Park
Recognised as one of Victoria’s premier regional agricultural shows, Farm World provides a platform to showcase the best of agribusiness, the latest technology, equipment and information and provides an ideal opportunity to get up close and chat with the experts.
1 Apr 2019
EPA fining over spilt milk at Korumburra
EPA has fined a milk transport company over a leak that let smelly contaminated water enter a creek at Korumburra.
1 Apr 2019
EPA steps in on construction materials stockpile
EPA has ordered a construction and demolition materials recycler at Coolaroo to stop accepting combustible recyclable and waste material until it implements measures to reduce the risk of fire at the site.
27 Mar 2019
The best and worst of Melbourne's beaches
The good news about Melbourne’s beaches is that the water quality tends to be good right through summer - the bad news is that there are some days when you shouldn’t swim at your local beach.
22 Mar 2019
Friday and weekend bushfire smoke advice
FRIDAY UPDATE: Light winds are failing to disperse smoke, with EPA advising that smoke from bushfires continues to affect North East Victoria.
21 Mar 2019
EPA suspends Campbellfield company licence
EPA has suspended the licence of a Campbellfield company that provides storage and disposal services of hazardous and industrial waste.
21 Mar 2019
EPA announces internal review
Following recent discoveries of illegal storage and dumping of chemical waste, the Governing Board of the EPA has initiated an independent review into EPA’s systems and processes around its regulation of chemical waste.